Confusion and blame in Sri Lanka after bloody Easter Sunday attacks

TOPSHOT - A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard near a car explosion after the police tried to defuse a bomb near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. - The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically April 22 to 290 -- including dozens of foreigners -- as police announced new arrests over the country's worst attacks for more than a decade. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka remains in a state of emergency after the attacks that took place on Sunday and killed 300 people. The motives and the identity of the perpetrator are still unknown. According to some sources, the government was given security alerts by both the US and Indian intelligence before the attacks, however, no action was taken.